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Viburnum lentago

Nannyberry Viburnum

  • »  Very hardy and easy to grow
  • »  Flowers attract butterflies and other pollinators
  • »  Fruit is a songbird magnet
  • »  Outstanding in a mixed border planting

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  • Category:Shrub
  • Hardiness Zone:2-8
  • Height:12-16 Feet
  • Spread:8-12 Feet
  • Bloom Color: White Shades

An outstanding native shrub that supports wildlife in oh so many ways! Upright and strong growing when young, this plant is covered with leathery, deep green foliage. Big, flattened heads of small white flowers cover the plant in late May followed by a show of blue to black berries in late summer and fall. Reddish fall foliage color is showy.

Foliage Color
Maintenance and Care
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Songbirds
Supports Bees
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Flower Color
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Spring
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Viburnum lentago

Thrives in full sun or partial sun. Tolerates a wide range of soil types. Feed yearly with an organic fertilizer. Prune for size and shape in winter